Industrieverband Garten (IVG) e.V. represents the interests of currently around 150 manufacturers of consumer goods in the „green market" for the leisure and professional market. IVG has its core competence in the field of information, networking, public relations and lobbying. The main purpose of IVG is to defend and promote the common political and economic interests of its members. In order to fulfil its tasks, IVG represents the market-related interests of its members by remaining in constant dialogue with public bodies and institutions at national and international level, upstream and downstream economic levels, as well as by keeping permanent contact with the public and other business associations. It submits proposals for its area of responsibility and provides corresponding information.